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Arthroscopically insertable force probes in the rotator cuff in vivo.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12579137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In vivo loading data for the rotator cuff would be of value to scientists and clinicians interested in the shoulder. The Arthroscopically Insertable Force Probe (AIFP; Microstrain, Burlington, VT) offers a potential method for collecting this information. A technique for insertion and retrieval of the AIFP from the subscapularis is described. The method was initially established in a cadaveric model. The AIFP was inserted into the subscapularis tendon in 3 volunteers during diagnostic shoulder arthroscopy. After the motor effects of interscalene block had worn off, dynamic data relating to subscapularis tendon loading was collected. The AIFPs were removed through a port site by traction on a 0 (3.5 metric) nylon suture without complications.
Authors:
Peter Reilly; Anthony M J Bull; Andrew A Amis; Andrew L Wallace; Roger J H Emery
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1526-3231     ISO Abbreviation:  Arthroscopy     Publication Date:  2003 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-11     Completed Date:  2003-12-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506498     Medline TA:  Arthroscopy     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Imperial College of Science Technology, St. Mary's Hospital, London, England. pre4093965@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arthroscopes*
Arthroscopy / methods*
Cadaver
Equipment Design
Humans
Pilot Projects
Range of Motion, Articular
Rotator Cuff / physiopathology*,  surgery*
Shoulder Joint / physiology,  physiopathology
Tendons / surgery

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